Tuesday, September 8 th , 2015 Objective: Analyze the literary elements Analyze text with close reading strategies ues ay, eptem er 8 , 2015 English/PreAP English Agenda WN - Sacred Writing time Handout (on Google Classroom) of Vocabulary Lesson #2 –
1/20/2015 2 Monday, January 19, 2015 ~ English Agenda WN: What dreams do you have for your life? What obstacles stand in the way of your realizing your dreams? What makes something worth fighting for? Respond to the video about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library Day – AR Deadline March 6 th Practice using the Encyclopedias in the library – do you have the skills?
Sacred Writing Time Did you come to class with an idea to write about? As soon as class starts, quietly make your keyboard clack! It’s January 5. Today is “National Bird Day.” How many birds can you list in two minutes? Can you list both carnivores and herbivores? Trivial Fact of the Day: The electric chair was actually invented by a dentist. Have you ever been sadistically** treated while in a dentist’s chair? Interesting Quote of the Day : “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” --Martin Luther King (American Civil Rights Leader) **Vocabulary Word of the Day: sadist (noun) – a person who takes pleasure in another’s pain and suffering can be called this fancy noun. Can you paint a picture in your writer’s notebook of a sadistic P.E. teacher or a sadistic math teacher?
Monday, December 2 nd , 2013 - English Agenda Objectives: R.9.8.15 – Identify main ideas and supporting evidence in short stories; R.9.8.22 – Evaluate personal, social and political issues as presented in text; R.10.8.2